06.01.2016

For many people, going blind is their worst nightmare, for the main reason that it will prevent them from seeing their loved ones, but that is exactly what happened to 35-year-old mother of three Mercy Muzmara, from Zambia.She lost her sight following a severe reaction to an antibiotic which... Read more


05.01.2016

Those who are considering getting laser eye surgery should ensure that they have several consultations before making their decisions, it has been claimed.   Zara Rabinowicz, a beauty expert, has claimed that it is crucial people make an informed decision and so they should seek out help from... Read more


05.01.2016

Women looking to speed up their eye makeup application can use a business card as an excellent applicator, an expert has claimed.   Jake Bailey, a celebrity makeup artist who has worked with Taylor Swift, has told Fashionista that placing a business card between the lashes and brow line is a... Read more


05.01.2016

People looking to improve their eyesight may not need to go further than the supermarket"s fruit and vegetable aisle, as squash is a great way to maintain good vision, one expert has pointed out.That is the opinion of Caitlin Dout, from Howard County General Hospital, who told the Columbia Patch... Read more


04.01.2016

Usher syndrome is one of the most common forms of deaf-blindness in humans and can severely impair the lives of sufferers, but new hope has been created in the form of research which sheds light on the cause of the condition.A study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that a... Read more


04.01.2016

Parents should strongly consider having the eyesight of their children tested before they go back to school, one expert has advised.That is the opinion of Dr Rishi Singh of the Cleveland Clinic, who told ABC Local that many children are unlikely to inform their parents if they have something wrong... Read more


23.12.2015

A recent survey has found that independent opticians are more trusted with people"s eyecare than big chains.   Research published by Which? found that the general public is more likely to consider these professionals safe when getting their eyes tested or buying new glasses or contact lenses.  ... Read more


23.12.2015

A new study has aimed to establish links between the eye condition glaucoma, diabetes and hypertension.As many people in the western world suffer from diabetes and hypertension, experts at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center aimed to ascertain whether they had an increased risk of... Read more


23.12.2015

Contact lenses have for years been offering people relief from eye problems and they increase in popularity every single year. Though in the vast majority of cases, they only offer a temporary solution to permanent eye conditions, no matter how effective they are.However, a new type of contact lens... Read more


22.12.2015

Recent years have seen a boom in the prevalence of 3D films, games and even TV programmes, though for some people it has been difficult to ride this wave of technology.That is according to Dr James Sheedy, a technology and vision expert at the American Optometric Association, who said that many... Read more


22.12.2015

For many people, it is inevitable that their eyesight will deteriorate to the extent where they will require contact lenses or another form of vision correction to go about their daily lives, but many people fail to accept this fact or simply do not notice because the process is gradual.However, a... Read more


22.12.2015

There are many different contact lenses on the market today, more so than ever before, though very few enable the user to sleep in them overnight, which means it is vital to adhere to manufacturer instructions.Dr Hassan Imam, head of Ophthalmology Department at Al Noor Hospital Abu Dhabi Khalifa,... Read more


21.12.2015

Contact lenses have been benefitting people across the planet for years, but new lenses have taken things a step further by being available for use by chickens.The red lenses have many benefits, according to Malcolm Welshman, author of Pets in a Pickle, who told the Daily Mail that red contact... Read more


21.12.2015

Every year, millions of lives are ruined or at least hampered as people lose their sight, something that can effect families and stop people doing the things they love.Across the planet, experts are hard at work on new studies looking to identify the causes of many diseases and reduce the effect... Read more


21.12.2015

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness on the planet and can severely impact the quality of life of people suffering from it.However, a recent study may provide hope to people who have a high risk of the condition or who have already been diagnosed.A new... Read more


15.12.2015

For years, experts have been struggling to get to the bottom of what causes night blindness, a condition that affects thousands of people around the globe.Now, there appears to be light at the end of the tunnel, as a scientist from the Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute has established... Read more


15.12.2015

For many people, going blind is their worst nightmare, but for the millions of people each year who are told that their sight is failing, this is an unfortunate reality.While many means of vision correction exist, from contact lenses to glasses to laser eye surgery, there are some conditions which... Read more


15.12.2015

Many people are under the impression that undergoing an eye test can identify every possible eye condition and ensure they are fully checked out, but this is not the case, according to one expert.Nick Atkins, an ambassador for Rohto Dry Eye Relief, said that regular eye examinations can help in the... Read more


15.12.2015

Since contact lenses began being developed on a mass scale, glasses wearers across the planet have been realising the benefits of using the products, and it appears this trend is showing no sign of dying down.A recent report by Johnson and Johnson Vision Care South-East Asia, seen by Bernama, shows... Read more


15.12.2015

The rub and rinse technique for cleaning contact lenses remains the most effective way of cleaning soft contacts with multipurpose disinfection solutions, according to a new report.A report published in the August issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of... Read more